From: Jeff Dike <jdike@ka...> - 2001-08-09 20:34:18
-fno-common is enabled now. I tried a whole bunch of linker magic, which
failed. What ended up working was -Derrno=kernel_errno on all the kernelspace
compiles. I also did a bunch of Makefile cleanup since it would have been
The configuration now pulls in the drivers/net Config.in. This allows
things like ppp and slip to be configured. defconfig now configures them.
You can now invoke the sysrq stuff from the mconsole, thanks to mistral.
The syntax is
Some of them don't work, like 't', which panics because of something that's
as yet undefined. The output appears on the console, which is suboptimal.
I put in morlock's pread/pwrite/cleanup hostfs patch.
Also thanks to mistral, a disk space leak is fixed. Now, many reboots with
a small /tmp will not fill it up.
The patch is available from